Bourinot's Rules of Order: A Manual on the Practices and Usages of the House of Commons of Canada and on the Procedure at Public Assemblies, Including Meetings of Shareholders
Nervous about chairing a meeting? Puzzled by the lingo of quorums and motions and adjournments? Wondering how to prevent someone from monopolizing the discussion?
Bourinot’s Rules of Order is the definitive guide to conducting meetings, large and small, formal and relaxed. Based on the procedures of the House of Commons in Ottawa, these rules outline all the steps and the details you need to know to run or take part in fair and successful meetings. Stanford’s succinct and clearly written directions will help you get through your agenda in the smoothest and most effective way possible.
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The Parliamentary Rules
Rules and Usages for Assemblies Generally Article Part III
4l 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 Rules
Changing the Rules Suspension of Rules Assemblies
Notice of Meetings
The Presiding Oﬁicer Absence of Presiding Ofﬁcer
Methods of Voting
Privilege Closing the Meeting
Minutes and Records
Assemblies and Organizations 51 52 53 54 55 Lawful and Unlawful Assemblies
Procedure at Public Meetings
Duties of the Chair
Choosing the Presiding Ofﬁcer Quorum
Order of Business Motions
Notice of Motion
Motions for Special Purposes Debate
Putting the Question
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